The Taree Anzac Day service drew a strong crowd on Thursday, April 25.
To kick start the day, Taree High, St Clare's High and Chatham High schools combined for a fundraiser breakfast.
Respect and high regard for Anzac Day was alive and well in Wingham, with hundreds of people turning up for the parade and Commemorative Service.
Meanwhile, Colonel Max Carroll lead the commemorative address at the dawn service adjacent the ocean baths at Black Head.
The Manning's own Rodney O'Regan had a special role at two ceremonies in Newcastle.
Mr O'Regan was the drum major for the Adamstown and Newcastle ceremonies.
Before Anzac Day, journalist Julie Driscoll caught up with Edith Campbell to talk about the World War II uniform factory in Taree and fellow journalist Ainslee Dennis was given a tour of Wingham artist Jillian Oliver's International Veterans Art Exhibition.
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